Visual Requiem

Visual Requiem

A Poem by Agyani






What is this, they asked

Just my spasmodic heartbeat

When her heart could beat

© 2019 Agyani


Author's Note

Agyani
My thoughts on this image. What are yours?

Picture by Dani Olivier: http://daniolivier.com/45/947.html

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Interesting, I like that an image can inspire writing, I feel like a lot of people don't do that anymore.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Interesting piece, Agyani. I really enjoyed the imagery and distinct style. You have a great ability to convey emotion with just a few phrases.

Keep up the good work :)

-Derekv

Posted 2 Years Ago


This is a unique style of poetry. What's it called?

Posted 2 Years Ago


Agyani

2 Years Ago

It's a Senryu, a Japanese poetry style. Sorta like a Haiku.
Senryus are three line poems wit.. read more
Esther

2 Years Ago

Thanks a lot for the information! I almost thought, it was a haiku
Oh wow!
So few words used and yet such strong feelings conveyed.
Nicely done!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Agyani

2 Years Ago

Gee, thanks a lot :D
I like your interpretation
I see sound waves. There she wears the labels others have spoken over her.

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Agyani

2 Years Ago

Ah, that's musical
A manifestation electric.. static, dormant, waiting?

Posted 2 Years Ago


Agyani

2 Years Ago

More like an homage to its electrical beauty and charm, and how it made the painter feel at the time.. read more
emmajoy

2 Years Ago

Left my thoughts as requested!
Agyani

2 Years Ago

And I'm grateful for you dropping by and sharing them with me :D
jagged stitches of her intangible weave revealed to her magnificent comprise

and you say you aren't a poet!


Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Agyani

2 Years Ago

I have my days :D
And besides, one's writing is influenced by what one reads. ;)
Lo.. read more
Robert Trakofler

2 Years Ago

thank you kind sir :)
Peregrination,
Of rekindling excitant
after rhapsody!

Your senryu is apt because image looks like .... as if she is wearing a body suit of EKG !

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Agyani

2 Years Ago

Yeah the senryu was influenced by the image.
But your words have their own scintillating bea.. read more

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Added on April 24, 2019
Last Updated on April 24, 2019
Tags: Senryu, poem, interpretation, love, loss, death, heartbeat, painting

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Agyani
Agyani

India



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